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Bhubaneswar: In a major decision, the Government of Odisha on Thursday cancelled the upcoming weekend holidays of field officers of agriculture and revenue departments working in 15 rain- affected districts.
Speaking to media persons, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said, “Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has ordered cancellation of Saturday-Sunday holidays of field officers of agriculture and revenue departments working in 15 rain-hit districts in the state.”
“The field officers are also asked to visit areas with rain affected crops and assist the farmers,” he added saying the decision was taken after a meeting with Collectors of concerned districts.
The officials will also submit a detailed report of crop loss from their respective areas, and the state government will take steps accordingly, Padhi stated.